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Easy Waffle Recipes for Kids

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Easy Waffle Recipes for Kids

Yum! Go beyond maple syrup with these fun and creative waffle recipes and ideas kids will love.

Pop waffles in the toaster and set out a toppings bar. Or sprinkle a toasted waffle with cinnamon-sugar and top with mini-marshmallows and chocolate chips. Place under the broiler until the marshmallows are lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes.

Tip: Ran out of sandwich bread? No prob—just use waffles instead!

  • Apples & Cheddar: Spread two toasted waffles with apple butter. Fill sandwich with cheddar cheese slices and thin apple slices.
  • Hummus & Veggies: Spread hummus on two toasted waffles. Fill sandwich with shredded carrots, cucumber slices and quartered cherry tomatoes.
  • The New PB&J: Spread two toasted waffles with almond butter. Fill sandwich with your kid's fave berries.

Get the whole family together with these bruch recipes.

Tired of cutting waffles into bite-size pieces? Let your kids eat them off a stick! Here, we used the Babycakes Waffle Maker ($25; kohls.com) to make these heart-shaped waffles. Perfect for Sunday brunch!

Tip: Make a big batch of waffles and freeze them. Pop ’em in the toaster just like store-bought ones.

Mix-n-Match! Is your waffle mix in dire need of a makeover? Blend in one—or two or three!—of these flavor-boosting ingredients.

  • Colored sprinkles
  • Puréed fruits and veggies (try raspberries or sweet potatoes)
  • Canned pumpkin, ginger and cinnamon
  • Melted chocolate chips
  • Peanut butter
  • Chopped pineapple and coconut flakes
  • Dried cranberries and orange juice
Waffles are perfect one-hand wonders for fams on the move! Spread jam, peanut butter or almond butter on a toasted waffle and roll into a cone. Wrap with parchment paper and dust with confectioners' sugar.